Welcome to the Center for International Programs! The CIP is located at the University of Dayton’s Rike Center, but its operations reach across the entire globe. 

Engage in the world around you through the creation of new and diverse experiences. Spend a semester immersed in another culture. Attend a festival that celebrates your native country. Come study and learn English at the University of Dayton. These opportunities and more are all at your fingertips. 

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Make a Connection.

Now that you’re here, let’s collaborate. The University of Dayton offers ample opportunities for students, faculty and staff to help cultivate the intercultural education of our community. The year-round programming and events make for a fun and informal way to network and learn more about other cultures.

Intensive English Program

Through the University of Dayton's Intensive English Program, you'll benefit from a concentrated and intense language program combined with a true American university experience. Receive your introduction to U.S. American culture and develop strong English language skills, preparing you for the university classroom or the work place.

International Student & Scholar Services

We know transitioning to life in the United States can be a challenge. In the International Student and Scholar Services office we are ready to provide you with immigration advising, workshops, orientation, and academic and non-academic advising, as well as social and extracurricular activities, that will help your adjustment to the U.S. be a positive one. 

The ISSS office is open Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The office is closed daily from 12-1 p.m. Schedule an appointment by calling 937-229-2748 or visiting our office. Same day appointments are not available.

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., by appointment only
1 to 4:30 p.m., by appointment only


8:30 to 10:30 a.m., walk-ins welcome
1 to 4:30 p.m., by appointment only


8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., by appointment only
1 to 3 p.m., walk-ins welcome

International Student & Scholar Services

Rike Center room 204 (View campus map >>)
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469-1701

tel: +1 937-229-2748
fax: +1 937-229-2766
email: isss@udayton.edu

Education Abroad & Partnerships

At the University of Dayton, we seek opportunities that allow our students, faculty and staff to connect with the global community.  This is accomplished through formal partnerships with international organizations and universities abroad that offer a variety of options for academic and professional development.

In order to enhance higher learning and cultivate cross-cultural skills, the University of Dayton offers several Education Abroad programs. Whether for a summer, semester or year, students may study, intern or volunteer in places such as Ireland, China, Spain, Nicaragua, Cameroon and more.

Need a place to start? Schedule an appointment with an Education Abroad Advisor to learn where your journey begins.

Contact the Education Abroad & Partnerships office at 937-229-3728 for more information. Open Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Closed on weekends and University holidays.

International Student Arrival

Welcome to the University of Dayton!

Transitioning to the United States from your home country can be both exciting and challenging. We’re here to help make the process go as easily as possible for you and your families. Before you arrive at the University of Dayton, read about immigration resources, health insurance, housing accommodations, and your arrival schedule and checklist. 

Contact International Student and Scholar Services at isss@udayton.edu for additional assistance.

Get In Contact with the CIP

Rike Center (view on campus map >>)
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469-1701
tel: 937-229-3514
fax: 937-229-2766
email: cip@udayton.edu

The CIP is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on weekdays. The office is closed on Saturdays, Sundays and University holidays. 

Campus Engagement

Rike Center – Room 203
tel: 937-229-4907
email: cip@udayton.edu

Education Abroad and Partnerships & Exchanges

Rike Center – Room 208
tel: 937-229-3728
email: edabroad@udayton.edu

Intensive English Program

Rike Center – Room 110
tel: 937-229-3514
email: iep@udayton.edu

International Student & Scholar Services

Rike Center – Room 204
tel: 937-229-2748
email: isss@udayton.edu